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Winter season

Find out the latest ski area opening information, please visit latest information page. 

Winter season Opening date:
Ski resort | 23 November 2019 – 5 April 2020 *scheduled
Rusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention | 23 November 2019 – 4 April 2020
The Westin Rusutsu Resort | 3 December 2019 – 28 March 2020

For information about Rusutsu Resort Ski area, please visit Mountain page.
For Hotel Packages for Winter 2019-20, please visit News & Events page.

Japan's Best Ski Resort 2019

Rusutsu Resort triumphs for the third consecutive year at the World Ski Awards with Kamori Kanko Chairman Kimihito Kamori awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to Ski Tourism 2019’.

On November 23rd 2019, Rusutsu Resort (operated by President Hisatake Kamori, headquartered in Sapporo) was again awarded the prestigious award for Japan’s Best Ski Resort 2019 with The Westin Rusutsu Resort winning Japan’s Best Ski Hotel 2019, at the prestigious World Ski Awards, 2019 ceremony, in Kitzbühel, Austria. This marks the third consecutive year in which Rusutsu Resort has won this remarkable double award.

In addition, Kamori Kanko Co., Ltd chairman Mr Kimihito Kamori received the Outstanding Contribution to Ski Tourism 2019, which honours his significant achievements in the ski industry.

Packages for Winter Season 2019 are now available

Packages for winter season 2019-20 are now on sale!
Book your winter holiday at Rusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention (North Wing & South Wing) now and let the excitement and anticipation begin.

Opening & closing dates: 
Ski resort: 23 November 2019 – 5 April 2020
North & South Wing:  23 November 2019 – 4 April 2020
Westin Rusutsu:  3 December 2019 – 28 March 2020

What's new 2019-2020

Stay up-to-date with all the latest event and activates.

Season Pass 2019-2020

The 2020-21 K-Winter Pass is now on sale. This great season pass allows unlimited access to 4 of Hokkaido premier resorts including; Rusutsu Resort, Sahoro, Sapporo Teine, and Nakayama-toge. If you are thinking about spending next season in Hokkaido this pass could be the perfect option.
Also, purchase a K-Winter Pass before May 6th to receive a free 10,000 JPY meal coupon!

Rusutsu Resort joins the EPIC PASS for the 2019-20 winter season

Rusutsu joins the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic Australia Pass in a long-term alliance, beginning with the 2019-20 winter season.
Epic Pass, Epic Local and Epic Australia Pass holders will receive five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at Rusutsu Resort in Hokkaido, Japan for the 2019-20 season.


Click here to download 2019-20 Trail map.
Click here to download 2019-20 Hotel guide

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